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Romset and name:
bm1stmix beatmania (ver JA-B)
Manufacturer:
Konami
Year:
Genre:
Rhythm
Category:
Rhythm / Instruments
Serie:
Driver source:
Language:
English
Similar games:
Input / Controls
Players:
Up to 2 players (solo, 2 concurrents)
Input:
Dial
Buttons / keys:
Coins:
Cabinet:
-
Free-play:
Not supported
Rankings
Avarage user rating:
AntoPISA BestGame:
50 to 60 (Not Good Enough)
MASH All-Time:
Video
Display:
488x384@58 Hz, CRT 25kHz
Orientation:
Horizontal
Scrolling:
Unknown
Colors:
-
CPU:
Motorola MC68EC020
Audio
Sound:
2 channels
Audio chips:
K054539 ADPCM, Speaker
Romset
First release:
Mame 0.76u1 released on oct-25 2003
Last release:
Mame 0.219 released on feb-29 2020
Clone of:
-
Bios:
Not required
Use rom of:
-
Use sample of:
-
Previous romset:
None
New romset:
None
Files
Dump:
GOOD
Required files:
Status
OVERALL:
GOOD
Emulation:
Good
Graphic:
Good
Color:
Good
Sound:
Good
Cocktail:
Good
Protection:
Good
Save state:
Unsupported
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  • Arcade Video game published 23 years ago:

    beatmania © 1997 Konami.

    Follow along with the song by scratching the turntable and pressing the keys as the bars reach the bottom of the screen. If you manage to successfully hit each note on-key perfectly, a combo meter will go up, increasing your score. Do well enough by the end of the song, and you can progress to the next level.

    TECHNICAL
    Cabinet dimensions: 197cm high x 112cm wide x 101cm deep.
    Cabinet weight: 250 kg.

    Konami Bemani DJ-Main Hardware
    Game ID: GQ753

    CPU: MC68EC020FG25 @ 25MHz
    Custom Chips: 058143, 056832, 055555, 056766, 058141, and KS10101
    Sound: Custom Konami Sound Chips for Multiple Sound Channels
    Res: 24kHz 512x384
    Drives: Pop'N Music use 3.5inch IDE-HDD, all other games use 2.5inch.
    Roms: Program and graphics on EEPROM.

    Players: 2
    Control: dial
    Buttons: 5

    TRIVIA
    Released in December 1997.

    'Bemani' is actually a play on words: BE (at) MANI (a).

    SERIES
    • beatmania (1997)
    • beatmania 2ndMix (1998)
    • beatmania 3rdMix (1998)
    • beatmania complete MIX (1999)
    • beatmania 4thMix the beat goes on (1999)
    • beatmania 5thMix Time to get down (1999)
    • beatmania complete MIX 2 (2000)
    • beatmania ClubMix (2000)
    • beatmania featuring Dreams Come True (2000)
    • beatmania CORE REMIX (2000)
    • beatmania 6thMix The UK Underground Music (2001)
    • beatmania 7thMix keepin' Evolution (2002)
    • beatmania THE FINAL (2002)

    STAFF
    Director: Yuichiro Sagawa
    Planners: Mizking, Takashi Hamano
    Sound producers: Hiroshi Takeyasu, Reo Nagumo, Ohta Tomomi
    Programmers: Takayuki Fukunaga, Hideki Hashimoto
    Hardware engineer: Masayuki Senami
    Mechanical engineers: Yuichiro Sagawa, Toshiharu Miura
    CG designer: Mizking
    Industrial designer: Isao Uehara
    Graphic designer: Noriyuki Yokoki
    Vocalist & rapper: Butcher "One Love", DJ Volcano, Chappy
    Guiterist: Hiroshi Miyauchi, Takumi Kikuya, Yoriyoshi Matsushita
    Dancers: Wan~chan, Nami
    Japanese~English translators: Mutsuko Ichikawa, Hideki Hashimoto, Ami Masaki
    Producer: Koji Okamoto

    PORTS
    • CONSOLES:
    Sony PlayStation (1998)
    Nintendo Game Boy Color (1999, "Beatmania GB")
    Bandai WonderSwan (1999, "BeatMania for WonderSwan")

    • OTHERS:
    LCD handheld game

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